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Cowboys Baseball advances to state sectional finals

Cowboys Baseball advances to state sectional finals

Jake Bellmer
June 3, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

The Cowboys of Pascack Hills were awarded the 12th seed in this year’s State tournament and had to play the role of the underdog. They will be facing second-seeded Jefferson in a battle for a State Sectional Title on  June 3, after winning in the first three rounds. Who would have thought a tea...

McDonald Resigns as Volleyball Coach

McDonald Resigns as Volleyball Coach

May 20, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

After 11 years coaching, Coach Shawn McDonald stepped down from her position as head volleyball coach for the Pascack Hills volleyball program this past week. Due to her husband’s recent job promotion, Coach McDonald made the decision to resign from her spot as head coach in order to take care of her...

Hills Wins 2016 County Championship

Hills Wins 2016 County Championship

Jake Bellmer
May 13, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

Pascack Hills Cowboys are the 2016 Bergen County Freshmen Tournament Champions after beating No. 2 seed Ramapo 7-0, on May 8 at Don Bosco Prep High School in the 44th Annual Freshman Baseball Tournament. The last time Hills won was 1986. Ryan Ramsey pitched a terrific game, throwing a complete game three...

Miracle in Leicester: Foxes crowned champs

Miracle in Leicester: Foxes crowned champs

May 11, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

  This is an opinion-editorial piece by Evan Lazarus. Underdog Leicester City won the English Premier League title for the first time in their existence as a football (American soccer) club Monday—and they didn’t even have to kick a ball. Tottenham, their closest rival, failed to beat Ch...

Kobe Leaves It All On The Court in NBA Finale

Kobe Leaves It All On The Court in NBA Finale

May 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

For 20 years, the city of Los Angeles and the NBA watched Kobe Bryant develop from a young 17-year-old student fresh out of Lower Merion High School into the sensational future-Hall-of-Famer he’s become. On “Mamba Day,” April 13, a day Nike and Los Angeles popularized to be a day to honor the legend...

Freshmen Standing Out: Julian Bulzomi

Freshmen Standing Out: Julian Bulzomi

Jake Bellmer
May 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It’s only about the way-half point in the season for Pascack Hills’ baseball, but it’s not too early to say that a certain freshman is making a big impact for the Cowboys on the field: Julian Bulzomi. The hard-hitting third baseman, shortstop, and pitcher came into the program under the radar ...

A Golden Season For Golden State

A Golden Season For Golden State

Jake Feldman
May 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, April 13, the Golden State Warriors stepped out onto their home court at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. for their final game of the regular season against the Memphis Grizzlies. While traditionally a team in their position, sitting atop the Western Conference and NBA standings, would rest t...

Spring Break or Varsity Sports?

Spring Break or Varsity Sports?

Olivia Uribe
April 22, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

As spring break approaches, varsity athletes at Pascack Hills High School must choose between receiving a varsity letter or going on vacation with friends or family; and some are not happy to be receiving such an ultimatum. According to Hills Vice Principal and Athletic Director Phil Paspalas, each ...

Who Will Bring Home The Green Jacket?

Who Will Bring Home The Green Jacket?

Evan Lazarus
April 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The 80th Masters Tournament is set to tee off on April 7. The Masters, located in Augusta Georgia, is one of the four major championships in professional golf. Scheduled for the first full week of April, it is the first of the majors to be played each year. The Augusta National Golf Club is a sight ...

Catie Ernest Scores 100th Goal

Catie Ernest Scores 100th Goal

Jake Bellmer
April 4, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

Growing up in Ramsey, Catie Ernest played soccer, basketball, and softball. Ever since she was young, Catie was a star in all three sports. When Catie was in eighth grade, she put down the softball bat and picked up a lacrosse stick. That’s when it all started. Catie says she didn’t play much lac...

Final Four Preview and Predictions

Final Four Preview and Predictions

March 31, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After two weeks of some of the most unpredictable college basketball anyone has ever seen, the national semifinal, otherwise known s the Final Four, is finally upon us. We have seen heartbreak, game winners, upsets, and blowouts, but the tournament has cleared itself and we are left with 4 teams, each...

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